About the Authors

David S Schneider

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: dschneider@stanford.edu

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Janelle S Ayres

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Stephanie M Brandt

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Alexandre Costa

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Marc S Dionne

Address ¤ Current address: Departments of Craniofacial Development and Microbiology, King's College London, London, United Kingdom

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Michael D Gordon

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Eric M Mabery

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Madeleine G Moule

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Linh N Pham

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Mimi M Shirasu-Hiza

Affiliation Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

JSA, SMB, AC, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH contributed equally to this paper. DSS, JSA, SMB, AC, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, and wrote the paper. DSS, MSD, MDG, EMM, MGM, LNP, and MMSH analyzed the data. JSA, SMB, and AC contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools.